Citing the website and App Ecosystem

If generally citing website or infrastructure broadly, please cite the following manuscript:

Gaddis N, Fortriede J, Guo M, Bardes EE, Kouril M, Tabar S, Burns K, Ardini-Poleske ME, Loos S, Schnell D, Jin K, Iyer B, Du Y, Huo BX, Bhattacharjee A, Korte J, Munshi R, Smith V, Herbst A, Kitzmiller JA, Clair GC, Carson JP, Adkins J, Morrisey EE, Pryhuber GS, Misra R, Whitsett JA, Sun X, Heathorn T, Paten B, Prasath VBS, Xu Y, Tickle T, Aronow BJ, Salomonis N; NHLBI LungMAP Consortium.
 LungMAP Portal Ecosystem: Systems-Level Exploration of the Lung. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2022 Nov 22. PMID: 36413377

Citing LungMAP Datasets/Apps

We strongly encourage users of the website to cite the LungMAP Team that generated the data being used (and relevant publications by LungMAP investigators) in work resulting from the use of LungMAP datasets (where applicable). Note, that copyrights to data and images on the LungMAP site is held by the individual investigators and research centers that contributed them.

Please also acknowledge that you obtained the dataset from the LungMAP database (www.lungmap.netalong with the date downloaded, the LM ID (indicated in the URL or on the page) and the grant number: U24-HL148865.

The following is an example citation:

The results here are in whole or part based upon data generated by the LungMAP Consortium and downloaded from (, on September 28, 2023. The LungMAP consortium and the LungMAP Data Coordinating Center (U24-HL148865) are funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

Example accession numbers are:
LMCC0000000003 (CellCards cell-type)
LMEX0000004396 (CellRef single-cell dataset explorer page)

For specific “Apps” examples – cite as:
ShinyCell - Human Lung CellRef (v1) ShinyCell Browser
Azimuth - Azimuth Human Lung CellRef Seed v.1
CellxGene -

JBrowse – LungMAP Genomics Browser
OMERO - and the specific LM ID
OMICS Browser -

Your acknowledgment will help the LungMAP Data Coordinating Center and the NHLBI track community use of this resource.